Our Word on the Street podcast provides you with ideas on how to attract and win new business.
In each episode we delve into the world of marketing and new business, speaking to the most famed agencies, businesses and membership organisations and brands from across the globe to give us an insight into their world.

We dig into various topics to find out exactly what B2B organisations and brands want and need, as well as how they like to be approached and work with agencies. Over the various seasons, we have covered topics such as how businesses can win without pitching, the power of procurement, the agency landscape, defining your value proposition and how to deliver better online pitches – as well as covering current research and future trends.
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Tracey has always been passionate about business and bringing ideas to life; she is entrepreneurial to her core. A native New Zealander, Tracey arrived in the UK over 20 years ago with £80, a backpack and a First-Class Master’s Degree in Marketing & Management. With Creative Services as her focus, she went on to work […]
with Tracey Shirtcliff S6 Ep49
Sabrina is a Podcaster, Business Owner, Chess Master, and Author. She is the Founder of Complex Creative – who are known as the No Bullsh*t Agency, as they are fully honest and transparent with their work and they explain things exactly how they are. Sabrina has her own Podcast called ‘No Bullsh*t Talks’ where she […]
with Sabrina Chevannes, S6 Ep48
Alex is the Director and Co-Founder of bid and business development consultancy, Stephen Alexander. They work with a wide range of agencies to help them secure new work by providing hands-on support and expert guidance on competitive tendering, specialising in public sector bidding. Prior to setting up Stephen Alexander, Alex spent more than 20 years […]
with Alex Footman, S6 Ep47
Steve Wiideman is the President – SEO Consultant/SEO Expert of Wiideman Consulting Group. Specialising in strategic planning for multi-location and franchise brands, Steve considers himself a scientist and practitioner of local and e-commerce search engine optimization and paid search advertising. He is the author of SEO Strategy & Skills, a college textbook through Stukent. Wiideman […]
with Steve Wiideman, S6 Ep46
Lucy Whittington is the Director of Brilliant Business Things – Helping business owners do more of what they are brilliant at. Combining marketing, sales, and strategy, Lucy gives business owners clarity on the things they do best and gives them smarter ways to grow their business. Lucy has worked with start-ups through to PLCs. She […]
with Lucy Whittington, S6 Ep45
Anna Bravington is the Co-Founder & Strategist at Those That Dare – Specialists in digital and marketing strategy. She has 20+ years of experience in marketing. Anna has worked in B2B and B2C in a variety of sectors from start-ups to global businesses. Anna is a champion for diversity in marketing, and her agency is […]
with Anna Bravington, S6 EP44
Robin Bonn is the founder of agency transformation consultancy, Co:definery. Robin specialises in helping agencies make immediate business-wide change as well as provides them with long term plans that drive growth. He advises coaches, CEOs and Founders on how to improve on ‘best practices’ and adopt a more modern approach to growth. He explains why […]
with Robin Bonn, S6 E43
Katie’s picked out some of her favourite moments from the past few series. The first clip is Gareth Healey, Marketing Agency Mentor and Founder of Beyond Noise. In it he talks about why it is important for your agency to stand out and be seen in a very crowded marketplace. Our second highlight clip comes […]
  To celebrate the 100th episode of Word on Street Katie hosts her first live podcast with a panel including 3 of the biggest names in marketing. Grace Andrews Head of Content for Steven Bartlett and UK #1 Podcast Diary of a CEO. Grace speaks about how to build your personal brand and optimise it […]
with Grace Andrews, Kate Munday, and Mike Lander, S6 E41
Nigel’s agency works with the fastest-growing direct to consumer (DTC) brands in health and wellness in the $5 – $30 Million range using digital growth marketing. Nigel spent four years building three marketing agencies. Two of them grew from 0 to 7-figures in 1 year. He knows what it takes to put in place complex […]
with Nigel Thomas, S6 E40
You could have the best idea in the world but if you are not able to effectively communicate with others it becomes worthless. Kate Munday is an international speaker and coach. She inspires others on how being able to tell a story effectively is the most important tool in your toolbox. Kate is dyslexic, an […]
with Kate Munday, S6 E39
Monshur Ali, CEO & Founder of award winning WeAgile digital agency, advisor and Entrepreneur of the year finalist at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Monshur has 15+ years of experience within digital working with clients such as Amazon, Sony, Calm and Airbnb. Monshur founded WeAgile, a full service remote first agency, in 2019 with the […]
with Monshur Ali, S6 Ep 38.
Podcasting is a growing part of the marketing sector. James Burtt is a branding expert who has worked with 150+ entrepreneurs, brands, investors, PTs, coaches, influencers, actors, athletes and media companies on how to create global audiences by having a branded podcast. All of his clients’ shows have featured in the iTunes top charts which […]
With James Burtt, S6 Ep37.
On today’s Word on the Street episode, Katie speaks to Lea Turner, Director of Lea Does LinkedIn – Bespoke 1:1 and group LinkedIn training, digital courses, and in-person workshops for businesses. Lea crashed onto LinkedIn in October 2019 with no prior knowledge of the platform, but her vibrant, personable, and uplifting posts quickly drove countless […]
with Lea Turner, Director of Lea Does LinkedIn, S6 Ep36.
On today’s Word on the Street episode, Katie speaks to Emily Monsell-Holden, Founder and Brand Consultant at hollow & hill – Helping premium and heritage brands with purpose to be the best version of themselves by embedding brand into the heart of their culture. For almost a decade Emily headed up brand and marketing the […]
with Emily Monsell-Holden, S6 E35.
On today’s Word on the Street episode, Katie speaks to Guy Edwards, Founder of Blackbird Agency. Guy is a salesperson and trainer with 16 years of experience, a good proportion of that working on agency propositions, Guy is passionate about outbound sales. By his own admission, he is wildly impatient and as a result developed […]
with Guy Edwards, S6 E34.
Hear from the winners of the most prestigious agency awards in 2022 and learn how they bagged some of the most beautiful trophies to decorate their offices with. Katie was joined by a panel of experts from both brand and agency, where they discussed how you can win more new business with agency awards. In […]
With Amber Campbell and Ben Jaffé, S6 Ep 33.
On today’s Word on the Street episode, Katie speaks to Nancy Duncan, freelance pitch specialist and creative and strategic consultant, with over 15 years of international experience producing and winning a wide range of pitches. Nancy has led a range of international pitches & projects including interactive experiences, digital installations, streaming channels, product launches, brand […]
With Nancy Duncan, freelance pitch specialist, and creative and strategic consultant, S6 Ep32.
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to a good friend and major influencer in our network Stephen Knight, CEO & Founder of Pimento – the UK’s leading independent marketing & communications network, Chairman at Ultimate Travel Club, Joint Founder of Now Next Why, Entrepreneur, NED, Trustee and Consultant. A former Advertising […]
With Stephen Knight, CEO & Founder of Pimento, S6 Ep31.
Find out on today’s episode of Word on the Street, WTF a Campaign Success Manager is and meet Claudia Pharoah and Katie De La Cruz who can tell you all about it as they celebrate their 2 year anniversary with Street Agency. Both have been recognised on the BD100 and Claudia was shortlisted for The […]
With Katie De La Cruz, and Claudia Pharoah, S6 Ep30.
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, we bring you a shorter episode where Katie speaks to Kate Hutchinson, Founder & Managing Director of the award-winning events agency The Secret Event Service – An event management and consultancy business that specialises in the engagement and experience of event attendees through virtual and live events. […]
With Kate Hutchinson, Founder & Managing Director of the award-winning events agency The Secret Event Service, S6 Ep29.
You’ve probably heard the expression ‘people buy from people’, but as the world continues to navigate a ‘new normal’ the days of only being able to network in-person, are definitely behind us. So what should your new networking strategies be now? And how can you take a more multichannel approach to building relationships in a […]
With Cat Agostinho, Tom Carter, and Alex Chatterton, S6 Ep28.
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to Laura Holme, Founder and MD of Ballyhoo Coaching & Consulting – A new business & marketing consultancy offering specialist support to communications agencies from: One-off consultancy projects, to a fixed-term contract with a flexible number of days per week or month, including maternity cover. […]
with Laura Holme, Founder and MD of Ballyhoo Coaching & Consulting S6 Ep27.
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to Pagogh Cho, Chief Strategy Officer at Adcetera – A full-service digital marketing, advertising, and creative agency specialising in omnichannel content development and digital media. A self-described accidental creative, Pagogh has worked client-side in product marketing, digital transformation, and sales enablement roles before joining the […]
with Pagogh Cho, Chief Strategy Officer at Adcetera S6 Ep26.
Whilst social media is nothing new, B2B’s have historically been late to the party and seen as a ‘must-do’, rather than an opportunity to create insightful and engaging content to attract leads. B2B social media doesn’t need to be boring! On June’s edition of the New World of New Biz, Katie Street was joined by […]
With Andy Lambert, Ed Knights, and Dan Knowlton, S6 Ep25.
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to Stephen Harlow, Chief Sales Officer (CSO) at Sopro – A sales engagement platform, run by outreach experts. With over 15 years sales and sales management experience, he has covered every aspect of the sales cycle from generating initial interest, to complex negotiation and closing. […]
with Stephen Harlow, CSO at Sorpo S6 Ep24.
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to Freia Muehlenbein, Owner and Agency Consultant at Be Reyt Agency Advisory. With more than a decade in operational leadership and strategic roles, she helps agencies understand their barriers to growth and translate them into simple action, and is a strong believer that a successful […]
with Freia Muehlenbein S6 Ep23.
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to Chris West, Amazon #1 Best-selling author, and CEO of Verbal Identity – Super-specialists in creating tone of voice guidelines, copywriting and copywriting training. Chris is a unique combination of insightful strategic thinker and highly-awarded writer. He founded Verbal Identity in 2010 to help business […]
With Chris West, Amazon #1 Best-selling author, and CEO of Verbal Identity, S6 Ep22.
How to your agency with Founder, Katie Street and Managing Director, Dominic Brancaleone. We practice what we preach at Street and have experienced seriously fast growth since we were born just 3 years ago. In this special bonus episode of WOTS, Katie Street our Founder and Host of this Podcast, and Dominic Brancaleone, Street MD […]
With Katie Street, Founder, and Managing Director, Dominic Brancaleone of Street Agency- S6 EP21
What changes do you need to make to become more profitable this year? On May’s edition of the New World of New Biz, Katie Street was joined by Andy Brown, Founder of etc Advisory, Marta Kowalska, Procurement Consultant at, Mike Lander, CEO at Piscari, and Rob Sandbach, Managing Director at Indiespring to share their […]
With Andy Brown, Marta Kowalska, Mike Lander and Rob Sandbach - S6 Ep20
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to Jess Tyrrell, Managing Director of Beyond. Beyond is an ideas company, using design and technology to create beautiful experiences that transform the world around us. With studios in London, New York and San Francisco, Beyond provide design and technology services to leading companies including […]
With Jess Tyrrell - Managing Director of Beyond - S6 Ep19
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to Nick Whitnell, Founder & Lead Consultant of Daring Works. Daring Works is a strategic brand consultancy helping businesses to achieve, maintain and improve their B Corp status which can then be the foundation for using business as a force for good. Nick Whitnell is […]
With Nick Whitnell - Founder & Lead Consultant of Daring Works - S6 Ep18
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to Co-Founders of Imagen Insights, Cat Agostinho & Jay Richards. Imagen insights enable agencies and brands to crowdsource qualitative and quantitative feedback, ideas and insights from a global Gen Z community within 72 hours, and have worked with brands such as PepsiCo, Sky, ITV, and […]
With Cat Agostinho & Jay Richards - Co-Founders of Imagen Insights - S6 Ep17
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to CEO of Creative CX, Mark Pybus. Mark is a veteran in the technology consulting space, primarily focused on the strategy and delivery of digital products and services. He’s worked across the broad MarTech landscape and uses this experience to help businesses navigate the best […]
With Mark Pybus - CEO of Creative CX - S6 Ep16
Over the past month, Katie Street has been joined by some inspirational female guests to celebrate International Women’s Day, not only did they share their career stories, but also amazing new business and marketing advice. On today’s special edition of Word on the Street, Katie rounds up some of her favourite pieces of advice from […]
Angel Gaskell, Pat Durai, Tamara Littleton, Pamela Brown & Sarah Edwards - S6 Ep15
Pitches aren’t anything new to the agency world, but many of us still find the prospect of pitching extremely daunting, so we were joined by Holly Pound, Senior Marketing Manager at Depop, Kat Watson, Head of PR at Journey Further, and Jody Sutter, Owner of The Sutter Company, who shared their top tips on how […]
Holly Pound, Kat Watson & Jody Sutter - S6 Ep14
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to business rebel, Em Huckstep. Em is a corporate dropout turned educator and business coach, who believes in empowering business owners to believe in their dreams and supports this shift in mindset with practical know-how. Em joined the podcast to discuss the story behind her […]
Em Huckstep - Business Coach - S6 Ep13
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to the amazing Pamela Brown, Chief Marketing Officer at Vodafone Smart Tech – the Consumer Smart Tech business. With 20 years’ experience in the industry, Pamela has been responsible for leading global marketing strategies for notable household named brands in the technology sector. In this episode […]
Pamela Brown - Chief Marketing Officer at Vodafone Smart Tech - S6 Ep12
Our International Women’s Day webinar returned for 2022, and it’s not to be missed! We were joined by an incredible panel, Kathryn Jacob OBE, CEO of Pearl & Dean, Jas Bassi Head of Digital Experience & Solutions at Natwest, and Mia Powell, New Business Director at Lammas Park, to discuss sexism in the marketing and […]
Kathryn Jacobs, Jas Bassi & Mia Powell - S6 Ep11
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to the amazing Tamara Littleton, CEO of The Social Element, a London based social media agency who offer genuine human connections through social media and simplify social media marketing, bringing calm to the chaos. They have worked with some of the world’s biggest brands including […]
Tamara Littleton - CEO of The Social Element - S6 Ep10
On today’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie speaks to the incredible Sarah Edwards, Marketing Strategist and Founder of Purple Banana Marketing – Part consultancy, part agency, existing to create a movement that shapes the marketing industry and changes the world’s perception of the power of marketing. Sarah was unfortunately made redundant whilst on […]
with Sarah Edwards - Marketing Strategist and Founder of Purple Banana Marketing - S6 Ep9
Pat Durai is currently a Group Head of Procurement at Sky Group, looking after all corporate services categories. She has been in procurement, sourcing, and commercial roles for almost 15 years and has grown her career at various global roles at Barclays, GSK and Tata Communications across a variety of sectors.  Her current work related […]
with Pat Durai Group - Head of Procurement at Sky Group - S6 Ep8
On this week’s episode of Word on the Street, Katie was joined by the inspiring Sedge Beswick, Founder and Managing Director of SEEN Connects, an award-winning influencer marketing agency focused on building genuine relationships between brand and influencer. Just some of the brands onboarded by Sedge to Connects’ client list, are: Nike, Bumble, Panasonic and […]
With Sedge Beswick - Founder and Managing Director of SEEN Connects - S6 Ep7
Missed out on our first The New World of New Biz webinar of 2022? Fear not! We are back with another special edition episode of Word on the Street, where you’ll be able to catch up on the incredible insights from our webinar. We were joined by Adam Benzecrit, Founder of inflo.AI, Steve Harlow, Chief […]
with Andy Lambert, Steve Harlow & Adam Benzecrit - S6 E6
This week we find out how events can be used to help agencies win new business and why hybrid events might be the new way forward post- pandemic. Kate Hutchinson is the Founder and Managing Director of an award-winning events agency, The Secret Event Service. Adapting quickly to the changing marketplace, Kate and Team SES […]
with Kate Hutchinson – Founder and Managing Director of The Secret Event Service - S6 Ep5
This week we find out how you can create a thriving digital agency and why it’s important to stand out in the competitive market. The amazing agency coach, Gareth Healey, has more than 24 years’ experience in the agency world after owning his own thriving agency and has now written his debut novel, Stand Out […]
with Gareth Healey – Marketing Agency Mentor and founder of Beyond Noise - S6 Ep4
What is your agency’s superpower? This week we take a look at what it means to have a unique offering and how your values help lead your services. In 2021 alone Angel Gaskell, Managing Director and Founding Partner of HDY Agency, has won the ‘Digital Entrepreneur of the Year’ at Digital Women Awards and made […]
with Angel Gaskell, Managing Director and Founding Partner of HDY Agency
In this episode of Word on the Street, we’re changing it up a bit! In December we hosted our New World of New Biz webinar and was joined by Tracy Barber, Global Head of Brand at The Brooklyn Brothers, Patrick Awty, Manager Director at The Smalls, and Adam Street, Global Account Director at UserTesting. They […]
with Tracy Barber, Patrick Awty and Adam Street
In our first Word on the Street episode of 2022, we speak to Rob Da Costa, Business Mentor & Coach. Rob helps agency owners grow their agencies in a profitable way. Rob previously owned and sold his own agency, CIT PR, he has extensive knowledge of the agency world and the problems agency owners face. […]
with Rob Da Costa, Business Mentor and Coach - S6 Ep1
Wow, what a Podcast to finish the year! Welcome back to Will Sergeant, Chief for Business Development at AND Digital. They are in the top 20 fastest growth companies in Europe, this year they have employed 450 staff and have a turnover of around 100 million. Will accelerated the development of world-class digital capabilities of brands […]
with Will Sargeant, Chief for Business Development at AND Digital - S5 Ep16
In this episode, we speak to Jonathan Leafe, the Managing Director of Leafe Consultancy. His extensive career has seen him working both in-house and in-agency before starting his own agencies, Leafe and Marr, and then Strawberry, a thriving ecommerce agency. Jonathan is now a consultant helping Digital Marketing and Creative agencies fulfil their potential. In […]
with Jonathan Leafe, the Managing Director of Leafe Consultancy - S5 Ep15
In this episode we speak to Rory McEntee, Brand & Marketing Director at Gymbox. He started his career in agencies, working on household brands such as McDonalds and Heineken. He then went onto in-house marketing roles at Everyman Cinema, Paddy Power, Pappa Johns, Cineworld, Pizza Express and Benugos. He tells us how his campaigns have […]
with Rory McEntee, Brand & Marketing Director at Gymbox - S5 Ep14
In this episode we speak to Ryan Hall, Founder and Chief Growth Officer at The Zeitgeist. With over 20 years experience in Business positioning, strategy and revenue growth for leading global brands in their field Ryan and his team help businesses and brands that need the right positioning and purpose to achieve growth – they […]
with Ryan Hall, Founder & Chief Growth Officer of The Zeitgeist - S5 E13
In this week’s episode, we’re joined by Annabel Hartle, Senior Client Solutions Manager at LinkedIn. With over a decade of varied experience in digital marketing, Annabel has a huge amount of online content engagement tactics that she shares in this show and, of course, we deep dive into LinkedIn itself, looking at best practice for […]
with Annabel Hartle, Senior Client Solutions Manager at LinkedIn - S5 Ep 12
On this episode of Word On The Street, we have the pleasure of discussing the extensive experiences of c-suite level, PR, communications, and marketing expert Sarah Shilling. Sarah started her career working with global PR agency Ketchum and then went on to apply the skills acquired to provide brand marketing and communications counsel for organisations […]
with Sarah Shilling, EMEA EVP at Porter Novelli - S5 E11
On this episode of the podcast we talk about the tactics and techniques of creating powerful emails that your prospects really can not resist opening. For this show, Katie is joined by a fellow Street Agency team member Claudia Pharoah who is something of a wizard when it comes to driving new business using the […]
with Claudia Pharoah - S5 E10
This week on Word on the Street we’re joined by Peter Markey, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Boots where he is responsible for heading up all aspects of brand and marketing for the UK and ROI. As you might expect from someone with such a top-level position at such a renowned household name business Peter has […]
with Boots CMO Peter Markey - S5 E9
On this episode, we are joined by the amazing Sam Conniff, writer, director, producer, and professional rule breaker! Sam is something of a monumental plate spinner, juggling his time being the Author of best-selling “modern life-bible” Be More Pirate, plus spreading himself across various writer/producer/directing roles including Uncertainty Experts which is an immersive experience scientifically […]
with Sam Conniff, Director of Uncertainty Experts, S5 E8
On this episode of Word on the Street, we talk to Rory Spence. Rory is an Account Manager at The WOW Company and spends his time helping business owners grow, specialising in getting agencies to focus on increasing their profits, streamline their financial processes and be able to take more time to work on the […]
with Rory Spence, Account Manager at The WOW Company - S5 E7
On this episode of Word On The Street we talk with Kathryn Strachan from Copy House Ltd. This conversation features a very proactive and busy MD who started the agency by herself as a freelance copywriter and is now running a fast-growing business that is focused on producing great content whilst delivering ‘American-style customer service’. […]
with Kathryn Strachan from CopyHouse - S5 E6
When people in the industry talk about iconic agencies, the amazing Frank PR will definitely be one of those that springs to mind. In this podcast, we find out what goes on behind those iconic doors with Founder Graham Goodkind. As well as leading Frank, Graham now also holds board-level and advisory roles in other […]
with Graham Goodkind, Chairman & Founder at Frank PR - S5E5
In this episode, we get a unique opportunity to discuss agency life from both a client focus and a new biz viewpoint because we are joined by Louise Boothroyd and Ed Walker from Foolproof. Foolproof is an experience design agency that specialises in end-to-end digital product and service design for global brands. Louise is Head […]
with Louise Boothroyd and Ed Walker from Foolproof - S5 E4
On this episode of Word on the Street Podcast we are joined by Leon Milnes, Co-Founder of We Are Adam, who are considered sector leaders in helping ambitious businesses find great people! The award-winning digital recruiters have a great tagline which is “We want to get to know you from Adam” …and they’re not just […]
with Leon Milnes - S5 E3
In this episode of Word on The Street, we talk to CEO and Founder of FireWorx, Daniel Smith. Those in the industry may already know of Daniel as FireWorx is now recognised as one of the UK’s top 10 independent marketing communications agencies by The Drum for the work the agency does in helping their […]
with FireWorx’s Dan Smith - S5 E2
In our bonus episode to kick start season 5 of our podcast, Katie sits down with Nathan Anibaba, Founder and Managing Director, Agency Dealmasters and Lucy Mann Founder Gunpowder Consulting Ltd and host of podcast Small Spark Theory®, these are two people we are big fans of at Street and they are the King and […]
with Nathan Anibaba and Lucy Mann, Bonus Episode
In this episode, Katie is having a massive fan-girl moment as she sits down with an expert and author whose work she is a big fan of, we are talking about the one and only Lucy Werner. Lucy is a PR expert and has just released her brand new book; Hype Yourself & Brand Yourself. […]
with Lucy Werner, PR Expert at The Wren, S5 E1
Marketing is always seen as a fast-paced, constantly shifting and always innovating sector and the recent few years that we’ve gone through in business has sped up the velocity of change even more. The marketing and comms sector is always on the cutting edge of the latest practices and the newest ways of working but […]
with Lynn Lester, Managing Director of Events at The Drum, S4 E10
As we all know, sales is the lifeblood of any business but how many of us actually assess each step of the sales process to see what is working and what needs tweaking. Yes, we might look at overall conversion rates, but do we ever consider the power and importance of the negotiation process (and […]
with Mike Lander, Chief Executive Officer at Piscari - S4 E9
Business Development is one of those areas of agency life that is often misunderstood – it is about so much more than just getting sales through the door, when you understand it correctly. On this episode of the podcast we are going to delve deeper into the world of Biz Dev and discuss, at length […]
with Business Development adviser and Non-Exec, Ben Potter - S4 E8
In this episode we talk to Katie De La Cruz who has recently taken the leap from a long career in the insurance industry – managing employee relations and wellbeing – into the marketing sector, with us here at Street. Katie, who has previously held a number of team-focused roles has shifted from solely focusing […]
with Katie De La Cruz, Campaign Success Manager at Street Agency - S4 E7
After recently bringing Catherine in to train our team at Street Agency we were keen to get her on to the podcast to share her wealth of experience on the show and to have a deep-dive conversation on presentation and pitching. This episode isn’t just about how to polish your pitch deck to convert more […]
with Catherine Allison, Trainer and Director of Master The Art - S4 E6
Let’s face it – the world of sales can be tough – even using that word can cause some of us to have a psychological response, so in this episode we have bought a guest that loves everything to do with sales and media… and will make you love it a bit more too! Our […]
with Amanda Ruddy, Head Of Sales at ALF Insight - S4 E5
In this podcast we’re joined by Katie’s new bestie Hayley-Jane Doyle! Hayley-Jane currently holds the role of Marketing Director for Seedlip and they’re not only in a fast growing sector, they’re actually the first in that fast growing sector, somewhat pioneering the way.  In this episode  podcast we talk about: How agencies should approach brands […]
with Hayley-Jane Doyle, Head of Marketing for Seedlip - S4 E4
We say it every week, but our podcast is once again packed full of insightful knowledge, tips and tricks in and around the new biz agency space! We’re joined by Daniel De La Cruz, Founder and Chief Learner of Polymensa as we talk about his journey, outlook and ethos as well as strategy, advice and future […]
with Daniel De La Cruz, Founder and Chief Learner of Polymensa S4 E3
Agency Growth is the main topic here and this is a very tip heavy podcast, so make sure you have your pen and paper at the ready. Peter Czapp, Co-Founder of The Wow Company and The Agency Collective, and the man behind the agency BenchPress report talks to Katie about lots of stats and facts […]
with Peter Czapp, Co-Founder at The Wow Company - S4 E2
Welcome to the brand new series of Word on the Street Podcast where we’re delighted to be joined by Jody Osman Group Director of Business Growth at Propeller Group and Co-Founder of The BD100 and Tanba, and Richard McHardy, the BD100 and Tanba Co-Founder to discuss best practises, ways to increase the efficiency of your […]
In this episode we have somewhat of a ‘case study’ with one of our clients Jamie Willey from Tribal and we’re also joined by Andrew Nicholson from our sponsor Kulea. We enjoy a laugh and a wine whilst we talk through Jamie and Andrew’s experiences in growing their business through generating and converting leads. We […]
With Business Development Director at Tribal Worldwide London, Jamie Willey and Co-founder and CEO at Kulea MA, Andrew Nicholson S3E12
Content, content, content – it’s all we seem to talk about in this new multi-media, multi-platform, multi-audience based world isn’t it! But there’s a reason why you hear common phrases like ‘Content Is King’ so regularly and that’s because it really is imperative to your mission to get this stuff right! Having said how important […]
with Katy Howell, CEO of Immediate Future S3E11
Sales… even reading that word made you think (maybe even feel!) something didn’t it!? The love or hate of sales is so frequently discussed, but what you hear much less frequently is practical tactics on how to make selling easier and even enjoyable. As marketing agency owners we need to be able to sell; regardless […]
with Matt King, Founder of Sales Change - S3 E10
Relationships, often discussed but how often are they actually given the focus that they deserve, in this episode we talk about how important relationships can be in order to expand and how – as an agency – you can still even benefit from the work you turn away. Our guest in the hot seat for […]
With Jim Hawker, Founder, Investor and Trustee of Threepipe Reply S309
Software and code is at the heart of everything. It’s changing business and society like never before and today on the podcast we bring you a conversation about how the latest tech and ways of working gives businesses and brands the edge that every company wants. We are joined by Chief for Business Development Will […]
with Will Sargeant, Chief for Business Development at AND Digital - S3E08
The agency world is seen as very fast-paced, very creative, very innovative and very forward-thinking but, as you will hear in this deep-dive conversation between Katie Street and Blair Enns, the same can’t be said for how marketers sell their services. The infamous world of intricate, costly and time-sapping pitching for business has long been […]
with Blair Enns, CEO, Win Without Pitching, S3E07
Procurement has long been overlooked within the marketing sector, but the recent global shutdown and the – almost – overnight change in how we do business showed just how important it is to be able to have a speedy and agile procurement process in place. And who better to explain just how vital the specialism […]
with Tina Fegent consulting, Founder, Tina Fegent - S3E06
Even reading the words ‘zoom fatigue’ can be enough to elicit the exasperated response that turns you off from a call, event or presentation. Believe it or not, small changes in your demeanour and approach can turn a bog standard call into a rousing and engaging call to action! Who better to lead your presentation […]
with International Speaking Coach Peter Hopwood - S3E05
The rules are different when you’re working with the top 1% – the need for personalisation and an easy-to-digest format when you prospect is paramount. Advocating the emphasis on account-based marketing, trust and inspiration from potential business partners is Harri Evans, Head of Global Digital Marketing at Barclays. Harri shares his view on why he […]
with Barclays Private Bank, Head of Global Digital Marketing, Harri Evans - S3E04
Every bustling agency network has to start from a single point. Taking the right steps on that journey requires patience, and a nurturing of relationships which can take years to build. One such man who has managed to build a rich community of agencies willing to grow together is the Founder of Agency Hackers, Ian […]
with Agency Hackers Founder, Ian Harris - S3E03
If there’s one source of information that the agency world could consider a holy grail for transforming new business and marketing strategies, it’s The Drum. So who better to pull back the curtain on how they’ve diversified and facilitated international, cross-border business and learning, than their Co-Founder, Diane Young. Diane joins Katie Street to unveil […]
with Co-Founder of The Drum, Diane Young - S3E02
What strategies were implemented by 2020’s most successful UK agencies? How does the UK agency landscape compare to the rest of the world? How do agencies improve their profitability?  Learn all this and more on this awesome season three premiere of the “Word on the Street” podcast where Katie Street is joined by Peter Czapp, […]
with The Wow Company Co-Founder Peter Czapp - S3E01
The start of a New Year is the perfect time to reflect, reengage and react to accelerate your agency’s new business opportunities in 2021. As two shining beacons of agency knowledge within Street Agency, our very own Dom Brancaleone and Nicola Cheese feature on this very special bonus episode of “Word On The Street” to […]
with Street Agency’s Dom Brancaleone and Nicola Cheese - S3 BONUS
Comparing agency life and the habits of marketeers now with the equivalent many years ago reveals a number of flaws that need addressing in order to keep talent from wandering to other areas. One man who has seen the common practice of becoming T-shaped through training fade away in recent years is Stephen Knight, the […]
with Pimento’s Founder and CEO, Stephen Knight - S2E10
When it comes to understanding brands and their needs in a more socially conscious market, what better source to find out more than straight from a brand with a philanthropic vision. This week’s guest on Word on the Street is advocating positive change for physical and mental health, values which form the basis for healthy […]
with UK Marketing Director at KIND, John McManus - S2E9
Winning awards can sometimes be like writing an RFP – make sure you fulfil the criteria, do it for the right reasons, and definitely don’t leave it last minute! Coming fresh from winning The Drum’s Startup of the Year award with a stellar pitch conversion rate, The Park’s Co-Founder Jack Lamacraft shares the secrets to […]
with The Park’s Co-Founder & MD, Jack Lamacraft - S2E8
“Vexillifer” might be one of the most unconventional job titles around, held by Elmwood owner Jonathan Sands. Jonathan’s 38 year commitment to his brand, combined with extensive experience as an advisory board member for ANDigital, demonstrate his comprehensive understanding of the agency world. In this week’s story-laden Word On The Street, Jonathan details the ambitious […]
with Elmwood’s Owner & Vexillifer, Jonathan Sands - S2E7
Creating content without clear intent is a waste of your time. If your PR posts don’t have a purpose, don’t help your clients or pose a valuable question then they’re destined to be ignored. It’s time to level up your LinkedIn game! With over 20 years of experience in the field, Sarah Owen – Founder […]
with Pumpkin PR's Founder and CEO, Sarah Owen - S2E6
Pivot – this simple action seems to have become the word of the year for big brands and agencies. Clients want to pivot, offering new services to stay competitive as the market shifts, which means the need for their agencies to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation and new developments has […]
with Head of Proposition at easyJet, Rachael Smith - S2E5
Chocolate. One simple word which – at the right time – can grab your attention, encourage engagement and potentially catalyse a relationship with potential prospects. Proven by the fact that we’ve now captured your attention and intrigue. A man who can explain the method behind the madness is Andrew Nicholson, Co-Founder and CEO of marketing […]
with Kulea Co-Founder and CEO Andrew Nicholson - S2E4
There is no more useful tool for analysis than data – but there is a skill in using the right statistics at the right time to improve your agency’s viability. With experience at EY, PWC and more, Adelphi’s CEO Margaret Manning is adept at finding the figures that could help you fix your finances. Offering […]
with Joint CEO of Adelphi Digital, Margaret Manning and Founder & CEO of Just After Midnight, Sam Booth - S2E3
Planning your social posts has the power to win you a potential client before you’re even in the room with them. As Director of ContentCal, Andy Lambert has first-hand experience in seeing the success that comes from making regular appearances in people’s LinkedIn feeds. We hear Andy’s insights on the effectiveness of consistent content, growing […]
With Director of ContentCal, Andy Lambert - S2E2
Welcome to the series 2 of Word On The Street! We’ve returned with a whole host of new tips and strategies to help your agency win new business, starting with a very special guest, Head of The Drum Recommends, Cat Hartland.  In an interesting role reversal, for episode 1, our own Katie Street is quizzed […]
with Head of The Drum Recommends, Cat Hartland - S2E1
Katie Street has been joined by some of the most compelling guests from agencies and businesses, both local and global, across eleven fascinating episodes. While there are golden rules and top tips for agencies sprinkled throughout every episode, Katie has picked some of her best bits to share in a bite-sized ‘Best Of Series One’ […]
With Katie Street and friends #12
Starting an agency-client relationship is vital; a good first impression sets the tone for everything you do together. There’s no single solution to getting this right, but a few small tweaks can add up to make a big difference to your pitches and your people. In episode 11 of Word on the Street, Katie is […]
with Head of New Business & Marketing at iCrossing UK Martina Lacey #11
Younger people could be the key to the social media market that agencies can’t afford to neglect. Marketing has become far more digital than ever, and what better way to diversify your team than with the younger generations, who grow up with the internet’s most indispensable tools.  In episode 10 of Word on the Street, […]
with GAME’s Digital and Community Engagement Manager, Anna Bravington #10
Boost the success rate of your new business team by making small changes to the way you build relationships such as adjusting the role of account managers, allocating innovation leads and encouraging creativity.   Key messages from Mary Keane-Dawson Group CEO of TAKUMI, on episode 9 of Word on the Street which delves into an interesting […]
With Group CEO at TAKUMI, Mary Keane-Dawson #9
From agency life running pitches 2-3 times a week, and converting over 20 a year, to brand side heading up the Digital & E-Commerce strategy at the UK’s number 1 baby & toddler snack brand, Organix, this week we welcome Mona Nikzad. Having worked both agency and brand side, Mona has a unique view on […]
With Organix Digital & E-commerce Marketing Strategist, Mona Nikzad #8
Agency new business is similar to a dating game. It’s about making that brand feel special, nurturing the relationship and putting your best assets forward.  In episode 7 of Word on the Street, Katie heads to New York, to interview Footlocker’s VP of Marketing, Richard McLeod about what large brands expect from agency relationships and […]
With Footlocker’s VP of Marketing, Richard McLeod #7
Being likeable is the most important thing. Understanding your audience is critical. It’s all about the presenter. Top tips for agency pitching in episode 6 of Word on the Street. Katie chats to Tish Mousell, Consultant and Former Account Director at Publicis London and McCann Erickson who has experience in client’s such as L’Oreal and […]
With Tish Mousell, Consultant and Former Account Director at Publicis London & McCann Erickson #6
Consumers are less loyal than ever before to big brands. They trust newcomers much more. Big brands need to rediscover what made them special in the first place or redefine it for the modern day. In episode 5 of “Word on the Street” we welcome Dino Myers-Lamptey, Founder of The Barber Shop, a strategy-led Media, […]
With Founder of The Barber Shop, Dino Myers-Lamptey #5
‘It’s all about first impressions.” The experiences we have in our careers drive us forward and help us to carve out what we really want when we eventually start businesses of our own. We know what works. In episode 4, Katie chats to Sam Booth, Founder and CEO of Just After Midnight about the incredible […]
With Founder of Just After Midnight, Sam Booth #4
“It’s all about chemistry. It’s all about getting a relationship going with people who understand your need and can really bring something valuable to the partnership.”  Episode 3 of Word on the Street welcomes Craig Smith, former Digital Commerce Director of Ted Baker now, Interim Chief Customer Officer at Radley. He walks Katie through the […]
Building relationships beyond the agency pitch with Radley’s Interim Chief Customer Officer, Craig Smith #3
You get a 21% improved profitability in companies with diverse boards. So why is this still a struggle? Episode 2 of Word on the Street welcomes Kathryn Jacob, CEO at the infamous Pearl & Dean and Sue Unerman, Chief Transformation Officer at multi-award winning agency MediaCom They join Katie to discuss their life in the […]
The crucial importance of diversity throughout your company with Kathryn Jacob, Pearl & Dean and Sue Unerman, MediaCom #2
Stop finding solutions before you’ve actively listened to the problem. Don’t just get caught up in the exciting, big picture, vision for the future.  Episode 1 of Word on the Street welcomes Ben Holt, Technology and Innovation Lead at the British Red Cross who discusses the experiences he has had with agencies in his current […]
With the British Red Cross, Tech & Innovation Lead, Ben Holt #1
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